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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    September 20th, 2017
    Sep29

    September 20th, 2017

    CHINA China Is Refusing To Cede Ground As US Issues Trade Threats Sophia Yan, NBC News The long-term battle on trade between the US and China shows no sign of ending as a war of words ensued this week between the two. US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer called China an “unprecedented” threat, because of the “sheer scale of their coordinated...

    Moldovan Leader Seeks to Broaden His Powers
    Sep29

    Moldovan Leader Seeks to Broaden His Powers

    Igor Dodon keeps on sniping at pro-EU government despite joining forces with ruling party on controversial electoral law. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Kleptocracy Daily: September 26, 2017
    Sep29

    Kleptocracy Daily: September 26, 2017

    ​ Russia probe: Those funding Trump’s legal team include “a billionaire investor, a property developer seeking U.S. government visas and a Ukrainian-born American who has made billions of dollars doing business with Russian oligarchs.” (WSJ) Australia has begun returning allegedly stolen cash to China under a joint working group established...

    Neighbours Irate Over Ukrainian Language Law
    Sep29

    Neighbours Irate Over Ukrainian Language Law

    While Russian would be most affected, the proposal to restrict teaching in foreign languages could hit many minorities. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Historian Anne Applebaum Details Stalin’s War Against Ukraine: ’I Believe It Was Genocide’
    Sep29

    Historian Anne Applebaum Details Stalin’s War Against Ukraine: ’I Believe It Was Genocide’

    The true number of famine victims has been difficult to calculate, Anne Applebaum says, because the Soviet system tried to cover up the famine immediately after it happened. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    UN Says Russia Abusing Human Rights in Crimea
    Sep29

    UN Says Russia Abusing Human Rights in Crimea

    New report gathers evidence for arbitrary detentions, abductions, torture and systematic repression since the annexation of the Ukrainian territory. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    September 26th, 2017
    Sep29

    September 26th, 2017

    CHINA China Blocks WhatsApp Messages The Daily Telegraph Chinese authorities appear to have severely disrupted the WhatsApp messaging app in the latest step to tighten censorship as they prepare for a major Communist Party congress next month. Users in China have reported widespread disruptions in recent days to the Facebook-owned service, which...

    Ukraine: a blow against the national minorities’ school system
    Sep29

    Ukraine: a blow against the national minorities’ school system

    On 25 September, President Petro Poroshenko signed an Education Act, which had been adopted by the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian parliament) on 5 September. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

    September 25th, 2017
    Sep29

    September 25th, 2017

    CHINA China Fines Social-Media Giants for Hosting Banned Content Josh Chin, The Wall Street Journal Chinese internet regulators said they have hit operators of three of the country’s biggest social-media platforms with the maximum fine allowable under a new cybersecurity law for hosting fake news, pornography and other forms of banned...

    September 21st, 2017

    CHINA China’s “Fallen” Officials Leave Gaps, Silenced Voices in Communist Party Ranks RFA As the ruling Chinese Communist Party gears up for a crucial, five-yearly congress next month, President Xi Jinping is taking far-reaching steps to ensure that no critical voices are raised against him, analysts said. A popular chat show on the Hong...

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